The 33 meter long passenger ferry Northern Star allided with a pier just outside the terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The Northern Star with 136 passengers was on its way to the ferry terminal Sha Tsui ferry terminal when it suffered some mechanical failure. The failure caused the ferry to veer off course and hit a the pier before crashing onto the shoreline. The impact caused many of the passengers and crew to be knocked off their feet. Seven crew suffered injuries, but all passengers were unharmed. The Northern Star had to be towed from the scene to the ferry terminal. The pier sustained damage to several pillars.